Art Department

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The Augustana University Art Department supports a community of artists who are passionate about their work and eager to help others develop. Expert faculty work alongside students in state-of-the-art facilities across disciplines of art history, ceramics, drawing, graphic design, painting, printmaking, photography and sculpture. This department works within the guidelines of the National Visual Arts Standards and National Association of Schools of Art & Design.

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The Eide/Dalrymple Gallery at Augustana University opened its annual “Augustana High School Invitational,” which will be on view through Feb. 2. A gallery reception will be held on Friday, Feb. 2, from 6-8 p.m., with the awards ceremony taking place at 7:30 p.m. The exhibition and its closing events are free and open to the public.

The Eide/Dalrymple Gallery at Augustana University opens “Rachel Cox: Exercises for Control: Part I (an end and a beginning),” which will be on view from Friday, Oct. 6, through Wednesday, Nov. 8. A gallery reception will take place on Friday, Oct. 13, from 5-7 p.m., with an artist talk at 6 p.m. Rachel Cox has created a body of work that examines the personal and cultural stigmas associated with female infertility and assisted reproductive technologies (ART).

Seven members of the Augustana community are featured as part of the juried South Dakota Governor’s 10th Biennial Art Exhibition traveling throughout the state of South Dakota in 2023-24.